Category archives for: Entertainment

How to Break into Comedy in Queens


Liam McEneaney, a Queens comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central, VH1 and Showtime still lives in his childhood apartment in Rego Park, writing jokes and continuing his lifelong path to comedy stardom. It all began when he dropped out of Francis Lewis High School. After getting his GED, in comedic fashion, he then […]

Ten Local Reasons To Brave The Winter Weather!

by Audrey Dimola We know how easy it is to slip into sweet, sweet hibernation mode when you’re faced with freezing rain, apocalyptic snowfall, or just plain cold – but not this time! Here’s a few fun local reasons to see something besides your laptop, television screen, or apartment walls this winter, and maybe, just […]

Pia Toscano


The down-to-earth Queens girl catches up with It’s Queens. By LISA A. FRASER Pia Toscano was glamorous as usual when she performed for a local Howard Beach event in October. The former American Idol contestant and now recording artist, was clad in a bedazzling short, silver, sequenced dress and six-inch heels, which accentuated her already […]

LAVIN LARGE: The Red Storm Are Back!

Steve Lavin

Maybe coaching matters after all By DANIEL BUSH One afternoon a few days before flying to Denver for the start of the NCAA tournament, Steve Lavin paused to reflect on the extraordinary turnaround of the St. John’s men’s basketball program.  Tailor-made for the spotlight, the former ESPN analyst-turned Red Storm head coach was dressed head-to-toe […]

The underground life of Astoria’s Saw Lady


World-famous busker Natalia Paruz doesn’t have to play in the city’s subway system any longer.  She just chooses to.  It’s so much more interesting down there, and the acoustics are way better. By NATHAN TEMPEY In the subway, through the clatter of trains and the murmur of announcements, you hear it before you see it. […]

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